David Porter


House Bill 301 is evolutionary, not revolutionary, in its content, but its changes are nonetheless significant for Ohio corporations and their lawyers. To place these changes in context, this article summarizes corporate statutory developments since 1997 that highlight Ohio’s previous initiatives to keep up with Delaware, America’s dominant state of incorporation, and then discusses at greater length the recent amendments contained in House Bill 301, concluding with a look ahead at some additional changes that may occur as early as this year.